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Help with a new build (ish)

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November 28, 2012 7:59:20 PM

hello. I have recently been looking into a new PC to run BF3 and BL2. Since I do not have any experience with building a PC yet to have good performance with these games a prebuilt is not an option, I was thinking about buying a stable base PC (i5 2500k probably for CPU) and then installing something like a GTX 560 Ti as an improved graphics card. My problem is I need suggestions for a base PC with a preferred i5 2500k and at least a 1tb harddrive. Suggestions would be wonderful. Many thanks

oh an edit thanks to macgreen :wahoo: 
Parts to Upgrade: GPU as stated

Do you need to buy OS: No


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: hmmm well newegg is my preference but I live in America so probably something that is based here.

Location: City, State/Region, Country - upstate new york

Parts Preferences: GeForce idc as long as it can run BF3 at a reasonable fps

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: don't exactly know what these are but...

Your Monitor Resolution: 1024x768

Additional Comments: BF3 and BL2

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: nothing on newegg can run BF3 without tons of bluescreens apparently.

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November 28, 2012 8:05:30 PM

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/353572-31-build-upgra...

Fill out the template here, if you would, and then we'll be able to actually help out more effectively. Knowing your budget, parts preferences, access to micro center, anything you need (like a monitor and/or operating system) will help us out tremendously.
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